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Yesterday’s Divali Day celebrations were washed out for several families who were left marooned in their homes after flood waters inundated their houses and communities in several areas in South, North East and Central Trinidad.

Due to persistent rainfall across the country overnight into yesterday, several major water courses overflowed and there...

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The government of the People’s Republic of China, in conjunction with the Export-Import Bank of China, has entered a financial arrangement with T&T to provide $210 million for the completion of infrastructural (remedial) works on the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) in Port-of...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Homicide detectives have reached a stumbling block in the murder of former Flying Squad member Cecil Carrington as they say leads have grown cold. Carrington, a member of the infamous unit, was shot dead at his Manzanilla establishment, Carrie’s On The Bay, on January 28, this year. Police said...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Directions have been given for the filing of submissions in a lawsuit brought by Clico Investment Bank (CIB) interim manager Carl Hiralal against its former chairman Andre Louis Monteil. In an “in chamber” hearing on Monday at the Port-of-Spain  High Court, Justice Andre Des Vignes said the...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Kiss Natraj Junior Dance Group won the third preliminary round of the Children of Mastana. The group impressed the judges last week with a modern film dance choreographed by Kavita Rambaran. Placing second was Josiah Layne, of Sangre Grande, followed by Arti Deokaran, of South Oropouche,...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

An autopsy performed on the body of an Indonesian man, identified only as Karsan, has determined that he drowned. Investigators,  however, said it remained a mystery exactly how the 27-year-old sailor went overboard. His body was brought into T&T last Friday after having been frozen February...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A Diego Martin pensioner who obtained $115,800 from Republic Bank Ltd by pretending to be someone else was found guilty yesterday. The nine-member jury returned the guilty verdict against Verne Phillip after deliberating for almost an hour in the San Fernando High Court.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Tobago Council of the People’s National Movement (PNM) is calling for funding for the Cepep programme “as a matter of urgency.” The council said it “views with concern the decision by the Government to terminate the contracts of CEPEP contractors and thus jeopardise the livelihood of...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The Government is making moves to release power from central government to local government, resulting eventually in autonomy for regional corporations. This was revealed by Local Government Minister Chandresh Sharma at a press conference at Kent House, Maraval on Monday. Part of this plan is...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan says there are T&T nationals currently in Japan who prefer to stay there to “help” the country in its rebuilding process rather than return home.  He was speaking with reporters Monday at the signing of a framework agreement for a...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

A statue of popular chutney icon Sundar Popo will be installed in the heart of Debe in time for Indian Arrival Day celebrations in May. This was the assurance given to Popo’s widow Keyso by Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal during a walkabout in Mohess Trace,  Penal, on Sunday. Keyso, along...

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